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Cooper Hurley Supports Boys & Girls Club Scholarship

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Cooper Hurley Supports Boys & Girls Club Scholarship

By Griff O'Hanlon, Norfolk Injury Lawyer

The Boys & Girls Club plays a vital part in the lives of thousands of kids in Hampton Roads in keeping them off the streets after school.

At Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers we want to give back to the community and we are pleased to be able to support this great organization by making a donation to the Youth of the Year Banquet on March 10 at the Marriott Waterside Hotel in Norfolk.

I made this video with with Jamilah Le Cruise, a Norfolk-based attorney, who is a corporate board member of the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Virginia.

She said the program provides an after school resource “every day Monday to Friday between 3pm and 8pm.There are 11 programs that cater for 3,000 kids.”

“As soon as they get off the school bus until when their parents pick them up. That’s what they are doing,” she said.

The event on March 10 is the seventh Youth of the Year Dinner. Six kids are competing for scholarships. 

The kids compete for the scholarship and give various speeches. At the end of the year, one of them is crowned youth of the year for boys and girls club of South East Virginia,” Jamilah said.

Every year the Boys and Girls Club seeks to raise $50,000. Cox Communications is the main sponsor of the dinner.

Jamilah also presented us with a painting made by one of the students “They all said those are the lawyers on the bus, so one of the students donated their art work,” she said.

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Every year Cooper Hurley supports a wide range of good causes. This Saturday we are supporting Cornhole for the Cure at Norfolk Collegiate. This blog highlights more good causes Cooper Hurley has supported in Hampton Roads and beyond.

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John Cooper

John Cooper is a veteran of personal injury law practice in Virginia. A native Virginian, he was raised in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. He has more than 20 years of experience handling personal injury cases and recently handled the largest auto accident settlement in 2010, according to VA Lawyers Weekly. The award provided $3.5 million to a child whose young father died when the vehicle he was a passenger in was rear-ended by a careless truck driver.

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Jim Hurley

Jim Hurley has been practicing law throughout Virginia for more than two-and-a-half decades. During his career, he has tried more than 100 jury trials — a staggering number — and handled hundreds more that were settled out of court. He is guided by the principle that the client is in charge of his or her case and should be kept fully aware of the litigation process. Jim has been awarded an AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating given, for his practice of law. He was named in Virginia Super Lawyers in 2014, 2015, 2016.

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Bill O’mara

Bill O’Mara started his legal career in 2008, moving back to his home town of Chesapeake, VA. He has practiced in the field of plaintiffs’ personal injury and other litigation. He has gained extensive court room and trial experience, including contested trials before judges and juries across Hampton Roads. In 2014, Mr. O’Mara joined Injury Lawyers as an associate attorney. He became a partner in 2017.

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